General Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

Description of Collection:

A collection of rare books donated to USM and the papers of individuals or records of groups associated with the University of Southern Maine or its precursors. There are named book collections, donated by a single collector and covering a specific topic.

Circulation/Access Policy:
Materials do not circulate. The Reading Room is open Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m., and also by appointment.
Number of Collection Items:
More than 250
Books, Manuscripts, Cassettes, VHS, Photographs, Maps
Catalog Web Address (if available):
Search Tips:
To search in one of our named book collections, follow a link from our book collections description page: